"International and inter state animal traffickers are active in Bihar. We want stringent punishment for the all animal traffickers who were arrested by the SSP Patna Manu Maharaj recently. We also want proper food, water, medicare and shelter at Gaushala of Patna City till the declaration of their genuine owners by the Patna High Court. These innocent animal victims should not be returned to fake animal owners," said Rampal Nutan Aggrawal, President of All India Gaushala Federation, Jaipur to this citizen journalist .
Total 12 cows were rescued by the police team of SSP Patna, Manu Maharaj and Bahadurpur Police Station of Patna City on February 25 morning from the two Tata 407 Turbo mini trucks of other states near the Kumhrar railway gumti. These mini trucks were going to supply these mulching cows to animal slaughter house of Shahganj in Patna City.
These two mini trucks are now parked near the gate of the police station. On the basis of the Cruelty against the Animals Act, total 11 animal traffickers were arrested and sent to the jail. Amazingly all animal traffickers were from the Muslim community and maximum from the Haryana state.
Arun Kumar, an animal activist and staff of postal department and representative of R.N. Aggrawal was mobilizing some cow owners and local animal lovers to help the threatened, hungry and thirsty cows with fodder and water. There were total 12 cows in the field. On Mr. Choubey of Bazar Samiti staff of Patna City was also busy in taking care of the cows.
"We will send all recently rescued cows from the animal traffickers to Gaushala of Patna city. The punishment to the all animal traffickers would be decided by the Patna High Court. All rescued cows would be also handed over to their genuine owners, " said P. Chauhan, station in-charge of the Bahadurpur Police Station, Patna City to this citizen journalist today.